Definition of Gehenna in English:

Gehenna

proper noun

  • (in Judaism and the New Testament) hell.

    the netherworld, the abode of the dead, the land of the dead, the infernal regions, the inferno, the nether regions, the abyss
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Origin

Via ecclesiastical Latin from Greek geenna, from Hebrew gē' hinnōm hell, literally valley of Hinnom, a place near Jerusalem where children were sacrificed to Baal (Jer. 19:5,6).

Pronunciation:

Gehenna

/ɡəˈhɛnə/